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Constantine P Cavafy

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Constantine P. Cavafy was born on 29 April 1863 in Alexandria, Egypt, to Greek parents. He lived in Liverpool and Constantinople as well as Alexandria. He worked as a journalist and as a civil servant, publishing his early poetry in broadsheet form to show to his close friends. His style was very different to most contemporary Greek poetry and his poems were largely unappreciated until the 1920s and his reputation really grew posthumously. He died on 29 April 1933, his 70th birthday.

Books by Constantine P Cavafy

Cavafy Poems

A selection of the Greek poet's most important and best-loved poems, in a beautiful pocket-sized hardcover edition with full-cloth binding and silk ribbon marker. EVERYMAN'S LIBRARY POCKET POETS.

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C. P. Cavafy Collected Poems

The collected and translated verse of the modern Greek poet C.P. Cavafy, whose remarkable treatment of ancient myths, dramatic forms and erotic experience influenced the likes of W.H. Auden and E.M. Forster.

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